Harry Richford: Death of newborn baby in hospital was 'wholly avoidable' It was reported this week that there may have been at least seven preventable baby deaths at the East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust.

It was reported this week that there may have been at least seven preventable baby deaths at the East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust.

A newborn baby's death a week after his emergency delivery was "wholly avoidable" and "contributed to by neglect", a coroner has said.

Harry Richford died in November 2017 after being born at Margate's Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital.

His mother, Sarah Richford, had an emergency caesarean but an inquest found a series of errors.

Coroner Christopher Sutton-Mattocks listed a series of errors he found with the care given.

Handing down his conclusion, he said...
source: The Sky News

2020-01-24 20:02
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